Monday, June 14, 2010

Very Hungry Caterpillar Shape Collage

Today, after reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, we decided to make shape collages.

We used pre-cut shapes, scissors, glue, glue sticks, scrap paper, markers and hole punches to make our creations. The children used the hole punch to make "munch" holes where the very hungry caterpillar ate through.

I love how they each took the idea and made the art project their own. We don't do a lot of "cookie cutter" art here. It is all about the process and the exploration of materials.

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